ZCCI Standard Bank Annual Business Women’s Conference
Zululand Chamber of Commerce and Industry is extending their invitation to you
Come and join East Coast Radio DJ Carol Ofori at Umfolozi Hotel Casino in Empangeni on the 22 May 2018
Local business women and female entrepreneurs are invited to attend the 2018 ZCCI Standard Bank Annual Business Women’s Conference.
The conference will be held on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 at the Umfolozi Hotel Casino and Convention Resort at 6pm. The Zululand Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to announce that Standard Bank is the headline sponsor of the 2018 ZCCI Standard Bank Business Women’s conference.
The keynote speaker is Johanna Mukoki, co-owner of Travel with Flair. She founded her company in 1996 with a start-up capital of R1.5 million. Her business has grown from three employees in Pretoria to more than 800 employees globally. Her company focuses on corporate, online and exclusive leisure travel. She made history by becoming the first person from the African continent to sit on Global Tourism Board in 1997. Johanna has accumulated numerous accolades such as:
2012 – Ernst & Young Emerging World Entrepreneur of the Year and Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business.
2017 – Winner, Business Women’s Association of South Africa.
To book your seat for this not-to-be-missed event, contact Noluthando Ngubane on 035 797 1875 or email email@example.com
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The ZCCI’s 2017 Business Women’s Conference was themed “Scent of Success” and the event showcased the ladies of Zululand at their finest.
Keynote Speaker Dr Albertina Luthuli spoke about her childhood and how she achieved success in a male dominated era.
Guest Speaker, Kerishnie Naiker is a former Miss South Africa, who has turned tragedies into triumphs throughout her life.
Thank you, once again, to the generous sponsorship of Richards Bay Coal Terminal, Sanlam and the Umfolozi Casino.
Please share in some of the photos of the wonderful evening.
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